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  • His favourite word is parks.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Honoured to attend service for late, revered Thornhiller Lal Prasher. Thx to Laj+family celebrating 95 yrs well-lived http://t.co/uwnovEBk76

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter .@kateheartfield Amused by critics of anti-terror legislation grasping at Paine quotes; different Reason and Common Sense needed in this Age

Posted on Twitter Amused by critics of anti-terror legislation grasping at Thomas Paine quotes; very different Reason and Common Sense needed in this Age

Posted on Twitter Great to be w PM in York Region to announce anti-terror legislation; keeping Canada safe-respecting rights + freedoms http://t.co/rliM7Q9QN2

This week

Spoke in the House on Joe Rotman Mr. Speaker, Canada lost one of its truest supporters of arts and culture yesterday with the passing of Joe Rotman. A passionate supporter of the arts, ...

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a form of mental illness at some point. #BellLetsTalk No question it helps http://t.co/eZKZmgdUmf

Posted on Twitter To never forget; to never allow again. Rabbi Bulka opens Parl Commemoration of 70th Anniv of Auschwitz Liberation http://t.co/DLMfep2AWv

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, earlier this month we witnessed the terrorist attacks in Paris. One of the targets, tragically, was a kosher grocery store. Too often we have ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Peter Kent: Shen Yun Showcases 'The highest principles of human nature' Peter Kent, Conservative MP for the riding of Thornhill, said Shen Yun's story-based dance showcases "the highest principles of human nature, of human culture and civilization.” (Evan Ning/Epoch Times) ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee on National Defence in relation to the ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and a pleasure to rise in the House today on this historic occasion, the third reading of the Rouge national ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, early this morning we learned of an attack against a synagogue in West Jerusalem. This cowardly act took the lives of four people and ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I will enthusiastically encourage all fellow members of the House to join me in supporting Bill S-5, the Nááts’ihch’oh national park reserve act. As ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, can the Minister of National Defence please update the House on the status of Operation Impact, Canada's contribution to the fight against the terrorist ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his obvious commitment to the rivers and natural places across the GTA. With regard to the question of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Kent wants Joe Oliver to fund HPV vaccine for boys Conservative MP Peter Kent, who spent much of this year being treated for throat and tongue cancer, says he's going to ask federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to consider funding HPV vaccinations for boys in the 2015 budget. Kent revealed over the summer ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer and ... OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more ominous diagnosis: carcinoma in his lymph nodes.

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...